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Historical Events In 1981

Friday, 18 September 2020

Jan 16   On this day in history ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in the Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Björn Borg  

Jan 16   John Lennon releases "Woman" in UK on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even take his gold teeth on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1981 protestant gunmen shoot & wound Bernadette Devlin McAliskey & husband  

Jan 17   Bernard Lee, actor (M in James Bond Movies), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1981 philippino President Marcos ends state of siege  

Jan 18   In the year 1981 iran accepts US offer of $7.9 billion in frozen assets  

Jan 18   On this day in history iran agrees in principle to the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months.  

Jan 18   Wendy O Williams arrested in Milwaukee for on-stage obscenity in the year 1981.  

Jan 19   Iran agrees in principle to the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months on this day in history.  

Jan 19   On this day in history muhammad Ali talks a despondent 21 year old out of committing suicide  

Jan 19   On this day in history uS & Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages  

Jan 20   Admiral Stansfield Turner, USN (Retired), ends term as 12th director of CIA in the year 1981.  

Jan 20   In the year 1981 iran releases the 52 American hostages it had held for over a year.  

Jan 20   Ronald Reagan inaugurated as President in the year 1981.  

Jan 20   Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as the 40th president of the United States. That same day, 52 American hostages were released by Iran after 444 days in captivity on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history allyn Joslyn, actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society), dies at 79  

Jan 21   In the year 1981 bernhard Goetz is assaulted for first time on a New York subway train  

Jan 22   Fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113 in the year 1981.  

Jan 23   In the year 1981 bobby Sherwood, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 66  

Jan 23   Jochem Bird elected mayor of West Berlin on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1981 kim Hughes scores 213 vs India at Adelaide  

Jan 25   In the year 1981 adele Marie Astaire, sister of Fred Astaire, dies at 82  

Jan 25   Mao's widow Jiang Qing sentenced to death in the year 1981.  

Jan 25   In the year 1981 the 52 American hostages held by Iran for 444 days arrive back in the U.S.  

Jan 26   Sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 vs Australia at Adelaide Oval in the year 1981.  

Jan 27   Leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58), dies at 78 in the year 1981.  

Jan 28   On this day in history olympic Glory tanker at Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 1 million gallons of oil in a ship collision  

Jan 28   In the year 1981 william J Casey becomes the 13th director of CIA (until 1987)  

Jan 29   In the year 1981 cozy Cole rocker (Topsy Part II), dies  

Jan 29   Cozy Cole, rocker (Topsy Part II), dies in the year 1981.  

Jan 30   On this day in history 8th American Music Award Kenny Rogers wins  

Jan 31   On this day in history "The Tide Is High" by Blondie hits #1  

Jan 31   38th Golden Globes Ordinary People, Coal Miner's Daughter in the year 1981.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  

Apr 30   Emma Pierson, British actress was born in the year 1981.  

May 19   In the year 1981 birth of georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter  

May 19   On this day in history birth of luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer  

May 22   On this day in history birth of bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1981 death of hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920)  

Jan 02   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 in the year 1981.  

Jan 03   On this day in history death of princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)  

Jan 05   In the year 1981 harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

Jan 06   In the year 1981 a[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84  

Jan 07   On this day in history jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 08   On this day in history matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   Kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58 in the year 1981.  

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